[kuh n-tem-puh-rey-nee-uh s]
- living or occurring during the same period of time; contemporary.
Origin of contemporaneous
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Examples from the Web for non-contemporaneous
One learns from observation that Paus chteau, like most others of medival times, is made up of non-contemporaneous parts.Castles and Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces
- existing, beginning, or occurring in the same period of time
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Word Origin and History for non-contemporaneous
1650s, from Late Latin contemporaneus "contemporary," from the same source as contemporary but with a form after Late Latin temporaneous "timely." Related: Contemporaneously; contemporaneity.
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